Jan 14, 2013 14:12 EST
Kaspersky Lab said Monday it had identified a new computer virus it dubbed "Red October" targeting eastern European countries that appeared to be collecting classified files using NATO and EU encryption.
Jan 14, 2013 13:05 EST
France has won heaps of praise for its Mali offensive yet been left almost solo on the frontline as European Union partners instead look to join a lower-profile EU mission to train the Malian army.
Jan 14, 2013 11:11 EST
The Patriot missile system being deployed to help protect Turkey from any spillover of the conflict in neighbouring Syria should be operational by early February, perhaps sooner, NATO said Monday.
Jan 14, 2013 10:20 EST
Islamist forces on Monday seized control of a town in a fresh attack in Mali's government-held south and vowed to strike "at the heart" of France as it waged a fourth day of airstrikes against them.
Jan 14, 2013 07:41 EST
Islamist forces on Monday launched a fresh attack in Mali's government-held south and vowed to strike "at the heart" of France to avenge a fierce military offensive against them.
Jan 14, 2013 06:42 EST
A weekend attack on an Italian diplomat in Libya caused no casualties but dealt a body blow to the government's efforts to woo foreign investors to rebuild the war-ravaged North African country.
Jan 14, 2013 06:33 EST
Afghan elders will decide on the key issue of whether American soldiers remaining in the country after 2014 will be granted immunity from prosecution, President Hamid Karzai said on Monday.
Jan 13, 2013 15:48 EST
Seven Afghan civilians were killed Sunday after a NATO operation against insurgents in a central province which is a flashpoint for Taliban activity, officials said.
Jan 13, 2013 15:18 EST
US Vice President Joe Biden is expected to travel to Berlin soon for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, a German government spokesman said Sunday.
Jan 13, 2013 06:58 EST
Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi on Sunday condemned as "a vile act of terrorism" a gun attack on Italy's consul to Benghazi in eastern Libya from which the diplomat escaped unscathed.
Jan 12, 2013 17:24 EST
A group of men sit in the shade in the Malian capital, sipping tea and praising France for a move that -- however complicated relations with the former colonial power -- may have spared the city from an Islamist onslaught.
Jan 12, 2013 16:10 EST
Italy's consul to Benghazi in eastern Libya escaped unscathed after an attack on his bullet-proof car in the city on Saturday, Italian news agency ANSA and local security sources said.
Jan 12, 2013 14:43 EST
Leftist ex-premier Milos Zeman and Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg will face off in a January 25-26 runoff in the Czech Republic's first-ever direct presidential election, ending a decade under eurosceptic Vaclav Klaus.
Jan 12, 2013 13:24 EST
Leftist ex-premier Milos Zeman and Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg will face off in the January 25-26 presidential runoff in the country's first-ever direct vote for a head of state, official final results showed Saturday.
Jan 12, 2013 07:15 EST
US President Barack Obama said Saturday that the US goal in Afghanistan was "within reach" as he vowed to move ahead with a timetable to end the 11-year-old military campaign and focus on a broad domestic agenda.
Jan 12, 2013 01:16 EST
President Barack Obama has promised to speed up a transfer of lead security responsibility from NATO to Afghan forces this spring, in a sign the pace of US troop withdrawals could quicken.
Jan 11, 2013 22:55 EST
The United States has condemned the "senseless and inhumane" extremist attacks in Pakistan after a day of bomb blasts that killed 126 people and sparked angry protests by Shiite Muslims.
Jan 11, 2013 22:27 EST
Czechs head to the ballot box for a second day of voting Saturday, with a field of Europe-friendly candidates including an artist tattooed head-to-toe, vying to take over after a decade under eurosceptic Vaclav Klaus.
Jan 11, 2013 21:55 EST
President Barack Obama said NATO troops would speed up a transfer of lead security responsibility to Afghan forces this spring, in a sign the pace of US troop withdrawals could quicken.
Jan 11, 2013 11:29 EST
Extremist bomb attacks killed 126 people in one of Pakistan's deadliest days for years, raising concerns Friday about rising violence in the nuclear-armed country ahead of general elections.